Gettysburg College is seeking an Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. This is a full-time, 12-month administrative position. It reports to the Director of Athletic Communications. The assistant director of athletic communications will assist the director in providing public relation efforts of a comprehensive NCAA Division III athletics program with 24 varsity sports. The office publicizes and promotes the athletics program to local, regional and national audiences. The position involves working weekends, evenings and some holidays. Some travel may be required.
Duties include: •Serve as the primary media contact for several sports, including capturing in-game statistics, internet video stream and hosting visiting media. •Assist with the maintenance of the College’s athletics website, gettysburgsports.com, with schedules and results, game stories, statistics, student-athlete profiles, rosters, photos and video. •Assist with creation of video content and take photographs. •Assist with the communication and reporting requirements to the Centennial Conference, NCAA and other opponents. •Assist with the management of all social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. •Assist with the production of printed materials. •Assist with the hiring, training and management of student staff in the office and during contests. •Assist with the Hall of Athletic Honor research and selection. •Assist with creation of specialized graphic content.
Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree with previous athletic communications experience (one to three years) as a student and/or professional. The successful candidate should have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, be able to handle multiple tasks, and understand NCAA rules and regulations. Knowledge and experience with, or ability to learn, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Statcrew, Sidearm or other web platforms, and a knowledge base of playing and statistical rules is preferred. Gettysburg College seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues and community members.
Compensation includes an annual salary, medical, dental and vision insurance.
Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.
Internal Number: 2645
About Gettysburg College
Gettysburg College is a highly selective national, four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences. With a student body of approximately 2,700, it is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. Since its founding in 1832, the College has upheld a rigorous commitment to the liberal arts in all their breadth and depth, preparing students to be active leaders and participants in a changing world.
For the past 13 years, Gettysburg College has been named one of the “Best Places to work in PA” and in 2015 was named one of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Gettysburg was recognized for its programs that encourage employee wellness, maternity and paternity-leave benefits, on-campus childcare center, and collegial atmosphere between faculty and staff.
On a beautiful campus in a world-famous town, students discover their intellectual passion through more than 68 academic programs in classes where the average size is 18 and the student-faculty ratio is around 10 to 1. There are no bystanders here. Students prepare for leadership through experiential learning opportunities, an extensive career... network, and countless co-curricular, service, and off-campus study activities. Recent grads earned Rhodes, Fulbright, and many other prestigious fellowships.